- The “Fuller House” actress Lori Loughlin greeted fans after touching down at Boston Logan International Airport on Tuesday.
- She then was all smiles as she arrived at federal court in Boston for an appearance in connection to the $US25 million college-admissions scandal that has rattled elite schools across the country.
- People on social media called Loughlin out, with some saying she acted inappropriately. Others described her response to the criminal charges as “iconic.”
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The actress Lori Loughlin was all smiles ahead of her court appearance in connection to the $US25 million college-admissions scandal in Boston on Wednesday.
The “Fuller House” actress greeted fans after touching down at Boston Logan International Airport on Tuesday and signed autographs for her supporters.
On Wednesday, Loughlin, who is one of dozens of parents accused of paying up to $US6.5 million to get their children into top universities, waved to the press and fans outside federal court in Boston.
May you have as much confidence as Lori Loughlin signing autographs before her court appearance pic.twitter.com/gcRJHAYppj
— Alexis Benveniste (@apbenven) April 3, 2019
STAR IN COURT: “Full House” star Lori Loughlin arrived at a courthouse in Boston for a hearing on the college admissions cheating scandal, one of several high-profile defendants appearing in front of a judge today, including actress Felicity Huffman. https://t.co/211MLyxade pic.twitter.com/E8KZLX9P7f
— World News Tonight (@ABCWorldNews) April 3, 2019
People on social media called Loughlin out for her apparently jovial attitude, with some saying she acted inappropriately. Others described her response to the criminal charges as “iconic.”
lori loughlin serving and posing with fans in boston before her court appearance… iconic pic.twitter.com/TlqNzlpQ69
— ً (@ungodlywhour) April 3, 2019
— Robert Goulston (@rgoulston) April 3, 2019
Why is Lori Loughlin smiling and signing autographs? This is NOT a celebrity fan fest. I wonder if she'll be smiling when they haul her off to jail. @HarveyLevinTMZ
— Sara Thomas (@sarathomas56) April 3, 2019
Loughlin and her husband, the fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, are accused of paying William “Rick” Singer, who is accused of being the scheme’s ringleader, $US500,000 to guarantee their daughters’ admissions into the University of Southern California, according to the criminal complaint.
Loughlin and Giannulli remain free on bail and are two of 50 people charged with taking part in the scheme.
- Read more about the college-admissions scandal:
- The 16-year-old daughter of Kimora Lee Simmons got into Harvard and her model mother joked about the admissions scandal: ‘Thank god you got in on your own honey ’cause you can’t row’
- A mystery parent caught up in the college admissions scandal allegedly paid $US6.5 million to get their kids into top universities
- Yale has rescinded the admission of a student whose parents are accused of paying $US1.2 million to get them in
- Dr. Dre posted and then deleted a photo bragging that his daughter got into USC ‘on her own’ without mentioning he donated $US70 million to the school